Hood River County, OR
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Fire Weather Warning
ORZ602>608-WAZ602-604-660-020500-
/O.CON.KPQR.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150802T0500Z/
NORTH OREGON COAST RANGE-
EAST SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL OREGON COAST RANGE-WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
NORTH OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-CENTRAL OREGON CASCADE FOOTHILLS-
MT. HOOD NATIONAL FOREST WEST OF CASCADE CREST-
WILLAMETTE NATIONAL FOREST-EAST WILLAPA HILLS-
CLARK COUNTY LOWLANDS-
EXTREME SOUTH WASHINGTON CASCADES AND FOOTHILLS-
309 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS
EVENING FOR HOT...DRY...UNSTABLE CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH
CRITICALLY DRY FUELS FOR OREGON FIRE WEATHER ZONES 602...603...
604...605...606...607...608...AND WASHINGTON FIRE WEATHER ZONES
602...604 AND 660...

* AFFECTED ZONES...IN OREGON...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 602...603...
604...605...606...607 AND 608. IN WASHINGTON...FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 602...604 AND 660.

* AFFECTED AREAS...THIS INCLUDES THE GIFFORD PINCHOT NATIONAL
FOREST...MT HOOD NATIONAL FOREST WEST OF THE CASCADE CREST...
THE WILLAMETTE NATIONAL FOREST...PORTIONS OF THE SIUSLAW
NATIONAL FOREST...THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY AND ADJACENT
FOOTHILLS...AS WELL AS THE CLARK COUNTY LOWLANDS. ODF...BLM...
AND WASHINGTON DNR LANDS ARE INCLUDED AS WELL.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.

* STABILITY...MID AND HIGH LEVEL HAINES 5 TO 6 AT
TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN THE NORTH HALF OF THE FORECAST AREA. VERY
UNSTABLE CONDITIONS COULD PROMOTE COLUMN GROWTH TO 10 TO 12
THOUSAND FEET MSL OR GREATER UNDER INTENSE BURNING CONDITIONS.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...HUMIDITY VALUES GENERALLY 12 TO 22 PERCENT
THROUGH EARLY EVENING. VALUES SLOWLY RISING TO 25 TO 35 PERCENT
BY LATE EVENING IN THE LOWLANDS...BUT AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT ON
RIDGES.

* WIND...GUSTY AFTERNOON AND EVENING WIND THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THIS EVENING. SUSTAINED NORTH TO NORTHWEST WIND 6 TO 12 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH EXPECTED FOR EXPOSED AREAS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF AN HOT...DRY...AND UNSTABLE
ENVIRONMENT...GUSTY WINDS...AND EXTREMELY VERY DRY FUELS MAY
RESULT IN RAPID GROWTH OF NEW OR EXISTING FIRES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF THE
ABOVE CONDITIONS CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
ORZ639-WAZ639-641-643-021600-
/O.EXT.KPDT.FW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150803T0400Z/
EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
819 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR VERY
HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 639...639...641 AND
643...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN ORZ639...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 639. IN WAZ639...
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 639. IN WAZ641...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 641. IN
WAZ643...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 643.

* TIMING...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING.

* WIND...NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...5-15 PERCENT.

* HAINES...5/6.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
WEST FORK AND BLUE CREEK FIRES SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR EXTREME
FIRE BEHAVIOR. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

Heat Advisory
ORZ006>008-014>016-WAZ039-045-046-030400-
/O.CAN.KPQR.EH.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150802T0400Z/
/O.NEW.KPQR.HT.Y.0007.150802T0328Z-150803T0400Z/
GREATER PORTLAND METRO AREA-CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY-
SOUTH WILLAMETTE VALLEY-UPPER HOOD RIVER VALLEY-
WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE-
GREATER VANCOUVER AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HILLSBORO...PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...
GRESHAM...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...EUGENE...SPRINGFIELD...
CORVALLIS...ALBANY...ODELL...VANCOUVER...BATTLE GROUND...
WASHOUGAL

828 PM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SUNDAY FOR THE
WILLAMETTE VALLEY...COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE...AND UPPER HOOD
RIVER VALLEY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING: THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES: 90 TO 95 DEGREES...EXCEPT NEAR 100 DEGREES
FOR THE CENTRAL COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE AND THE UPPER HOOD RIVER
VALLEY.

* LOW TEMPERATURES: 60 TO 65 DEGREES.

* DURATION: SUNDAY SHOULD BE THE LAST HOT DAY. TEMPERATURES WILL
GRADUALLY COOL EACH DAY WITH DAYTIME TEMPERATURES BELOW 90
DEGREES BY TUESDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: EUGENE...SPRINGFIELD...CORVALLIS...
ALBANY...ODELL...SALEM...MCMINNVILLE...HILLSBORO...
PORTLAND...OREGON CITY...GRESHAM...VANCOUVER... BATTLE
GROUND...WASHOUGAL.

* IMPACTS: DO NOT LEAVE CHILDREN AND PETS UNATTENDED IN
AUTOMOBILES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

&&

$$

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